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10 thoughts on “Dogtown

  1. says:

    I ve been facinated by everything surrounding skateboarding and it s history since I began to push wood myself,circa 04 I remember asking my best friend at the time if I could have a go on his incredibly weird shaped 7.5 element board with bones reds, world industry wheels, independent trucks and red grip tape He said go for it and we thought rolling down his steep hill was a good start Well in hindsight it wasn t because it scared the shit out of me but then again it was good because getting I ve been facinated by everything surrounding skateboarding and it s history since I began to push wood myself,circa 04 I remember asking my best friend at the time if I could have a go on his incredibly weird shaped 7.5 element board with bones reds, world industry wheels, independent trucks and red grip tape He said go for it and we thought rolling down his steep hill was a good start Well in hindsight it wasn t because it scared the shit out of me but then again it was good because getting thrown in the deep end made me wantand you need an experience like that to show you that it s not so bad, you get the hang of this And I did get that hang of it, never really any good though and I still am not but I do it for the love and friendship and I found photography and videographysuited mean Some people are fearless on the ...


  2. says:

    Read the whole thing on a day trip to the clinic A piece of subcultural Americana covering the legendary Z Boys crew who skated the Santa Monica area in the mid to late 70s The writings are all from that era and written by the same visionary who saw an underground Zeitgeist approaching that influenced generations and brought aggressive skateboard culture to the forefront Paired with self made punk photographer Glen Ellyn Friedman s images, the book covers a documentary aspect that is both i Read the whole thing on a day trip to the clinic A piece of subcultural Americana covering the legendary Z Boys crew who skated the Santa Monica area in the mid to late 70s The writings are all from that era and written by the sam...


  3. says:

    it s Stecyk whatdo I need to say.


  4. says:

    This book is awesome, man It tells about one of the best skate crews ever made the Z BOYS, the legendery Z BOYS They made skatebording When most peopel think of skate skatebording they think of Bob Burnquist or Danny Weigh, Tony Hawk They don t think about Jay Adams Marty Grimes or even Tony Alva, this guy made skatebordingthan just a kid fad, he made it into a world wide sport.The books tells about the evolution of skateboarding from a town in California on the Viennce Beach Surfin This book is awesome, man It tells about one of the best skate crews ever made the Z BOYS, the legendery Z BOYS They made skatebording When most peopel think of skate skatebording they think of Bob Burnquist or Danny Weigh, Tony Hawk They don t think about Jay Adams Marty Grimes or even Tony Alva, this guy made skatebordingthan just a kid fad, he made it into a world wide sport.The books tells about the evolution of skateboarding from a town in California on the Viennce Beach Surfing started it all, the over crowdness of the beach made some kid...


  5. says:

    not in overdrive


  6. says:

    great collection of work here.


  7. says:

    The photo quality is extraordinary If you skate, you will feel it The writing is Right On If you skate, you will feel it.


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Dogtown Friedman S Knack For Being In The Right Place At An Extraordinary Amount Of Right Times, Coupled With His Ability To Size Up Noteworthy Characters And Scenes, Has Secured His Place As One Of The Most Important And Recognized Photographers Of Youth Culture If It Wasn T For These Photos And These Words, The Story Of The Z Boys May Have Never Been Told, And The Impact Skateboarding S Had On The World Would Have Been Significantly Reduced Strength Magazine An Amazing Collection Of Images From Friedman, Who Was A Skater And Friend Of The Z Boys And Managed To Be There For A Ridiculous Amount Of The Important Sessions A S A Skater, You Not Only Owe It To Yourself To Check These Things Out And Learn What Went Down Way Back When, But You Owe It To These Guys Who Changed Skating Forever SLAP MagazineIn The Early 1970s, The Sport Of Skateboarding Had So Waned From Its Popularity In The 1960s That It Was Virtually Nonexistent In The DogTown Area Of West Los Angeles, A Group Of Young Surfers Known As The Zephyr Team Z Boys Was Experimenting With New And Radical Moves And Styles In The Water, Which They Translated To The Street When Competition Skateboarding Returned In 1975, The Z Boys Turned The Skating World On Its Head DogTown The Legend Of The Z Boys Is A Truly Fascinating Case Study Of How An Underground Sport Ascended In The World These Are The Stories And Images Of A Time That Not Only Inspired A Generation But Changed The Face Of The Sport Forever.This Volume Has Been Described As The DogTown Textbook And An Indispensable Companion Piece To The Sony Pictures Classics Film Dogtown And Z Boys Now Spanning 1975 1985 And Beyond, The First Section Of The Book Includes The Best Of The DogTown Articles Written And Photographed By C.R Stecyk III As They Originally Appeared In SkateBoarder Magazine The Second Half Compiles Hundreds Of Skate Images From The Archives Of Glen E Friedman Many Of Which Appear In The Movie Stecyk And Friedman Acted As Executive Producers And Advisors For The Film The Bigger, Newly Designed Edition Of The Book Includes Many Never Before Seen Friedman Photos, Along With A New Postscript By Stecyk.